Take an epic rail journey and travel overnight from Seattle onboard the Empire Builder to explore the mountain ranges, lakes, flora and fauna of spectacular Glacier National Park, before boarding your Amtrak train to travel to the Windy City, Chicago.

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Glacier National Park Express

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Day 1


Get to know the ‘Emerald City’ on a sightseeing tour, then visit the Space Needle for views of the skyline and Mount Rainier.

Day 2


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Day 3

Onboard Amtrak

Explore more of the city this morning, before boarding the Empire Builder for the overnight train journey to Glacier National Park. (D)

Day 4

Glacier National Park

Welcome to Glacier Bay National Park, home to two mountain ranges, 130 lakes, 1,000 species of plants and over 40,000 square kilometres of protected land. (B)

Day 5

Glacier National Park

Enjoy a boat cruise of Two Medicine Valley while listening to Blackfoot folklore.

Day 6

Glacier National Park

Embark on the Big Sky Circle Tour, a day of stunning mountain vistas and wildlife.

Day 7

On Board Amtrak

Board Amtrak for the scenic journey to Chicago. (L)(D)

Day 8


Stroll down the Magnificent Mile for world class shopping and dining. Enjoy an architecture cruise on the Chicago River before savouring a final dinner. (B)(L)

Day 9


See Day 8 for today's itinerary. (D)

Day 10


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